Stories with the tag: Fuel Cells
Iron-based catalysts for both the anode and cathodes of fuel cells would make them much cheaper to use to burn hydrogen.
Release Date: 2/17/2013
Mixing a hydrogen-generating material with a liquid salt improves the electrical efficiency of hydrogen gas production.
Release Date: 6/15/2012
A new solid oxide fuel cell system developed by PNNL can achieve a record of up to 57 percent efficiency and is designed to be scaled up to generate electricity for individual homes or neighborhoods.
Release Date: 5/31/2012
Chemists have developed a catalyst that stores energy in hydrogen gas molecules at record-breaking speeds, creating 100,000 molecules of hydrogen gas every second.
Release Date: 8/11/2011
ClearEdge Power and PNNL will install and monitor combined heat and energy fuel cell systems in smaller commercial buildings in California and Oregon to demonstrate energy savings, over traditional electricity generation, using this type of technology.
Release Date: 6/14/2011
In a new report published in the journal Chemical Reviews, PNNL researchers say future batteries used by the energy grid to store power from the wind and the sun must be reliable, durable and safe, but affordability is key to widespread market deployment.
Release Date: 3/7/2011
Cost and durability of fuel cell materials are big challenges. Combining graphene with metal and metal oxide nanoparticles creates a material with the potential to make fuels cells cheaper and last longer.
Release Date: 2/8/2011
New clues about Rh4 cluster catalyst for hydrogen-fuel system using ammonia borane offers ideas for improvement and mechanism of action.
Release Date: 8/5/2009
PNNL scientist details single-step process for generating biofuels, cleaning dirty, JP-8 logistics fuel, at NAM 21 catalysis conference
Release Date: 6/8/2009
DOE to establish Energy Frontier Research Center at PNNL called Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis that will study catalysis for solar energy, fuel cells
Release Date: 4/29/2009